A Medical Camp was conducted at Qasbalar and Anderwan under the aegis of 5 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (JAT) in which health check up for locals, including children and elderly was carried out. Also valuable medical advice was given regarding common ailments and prevention of injuries during extreme weather conditions.
First aid kit which included anti COVID-19 kit and medicines for common ailments was distributed. Children were also taught how to administer basic first aid and safety procedures to avoid injuries in cold climate.
The locals showed good support in numbers for the medical camp and a total of 250 families benifited from the initiative and appreciated support of Indian Army.
Medical patrol, door to door health checkup and medicine distribution were also conducted in the area for locals without proper medical facilities. Imperative gestures such as these have further strengthened the local’s faith in the Army.